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App removed from Google Play Store

If you are looking for an app that is no longer available on Google Play, the developer may have removed the app from Google Play or the app violated our Google Play Developer Program Policies and Developer Distribution Agreement and was removed or suspended from Google Play.

If you find an app that you believe is in violation of Google Play Developer Program Policies, you can learn more about how to report an app on the Google Play Store.

What happens if an app is removed from Google Play?

The app will no longer be available to download on Google Play. If you have the app installed on your device, you can continue to use the app, however you will not be able to update your app. Google Play’s billing system will not work while the app is not available in Google Play, even if the app is already installed.

If an app is removed from Google Play, will the app be removed from my device?

No, the app will not be removed from your device. You can continue to use the app, however you will not be able to update your app. If you remove the app from your device, you will not be able to redownload the app unless the developer is able to republish it to Google Play.

What happens to my active subscription for an app that was removed from Google Play?

If your subscription is billed through Google Play’s billing system, then your subscription may be canceled, depending on your renewal date and whether the app is reinstated or republished.

Can I receive a refund for a purchase of an app that was removed from Google Play?

Google does not give refunds for most Google Play purchases. However there are exceptions. You can learn more here.

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